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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for aurist in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


aurist (plural aurists)

  1. One skilled in treating and curing disorders of the ear.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter VIII:
      [...] I remembered I hadn't sent that wire to Kipper Herring, inviting him to come and join the gang. I went to Aunt Dahlia's boudoir and repaired this omission, telephoning the communication to someone at the post office who would have been well advised to consult a good aurist.